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ABPI Northern Ireland Manifesto 2022
Our vision is for a Northern Ireland where patients are able to quickly access the latest medicines and vaccines, improving their lives, and where Industry continues to positively contribute to economic growth and employment, partnering across Health and Social Care (HSC). In this manifesto we have set out five recommendations the ABPI believe can achieve this vision.
ABPI 2021 Code of Practice
The ABPI Code of Practice sets out the requirements the industry must comply with and supports companies’ commitment to self-regulation and to operate in a professional, ethical and transparent manner.
We represent our members, using their insight and experience to tell the story of how they change the lives of millions of people every day.
Clinical trials are important for patients, they are beneficial to the NHS and they are good for the UK economy.
Manufacturing and quality
The UK biopharmaceutical industry has a long and proud record of high quality, reliable manufacturing of medicinal products The UK medicines industry is one of our leading manufacturing sectors, with exports worth £24 billion and generating a trade surplus of £4.9 billion in 2012.
This is the science of developing new tools, standards and approaches to evaluate the efficacy, safety, quality and performance of medical products in order to assess benefit-risk and facilitate a sound and transparent regulatory decision-making.
Drug safety - pharmacovigilance
Drug safety (also known as pharmacovigilance), is the science of detection, assessment, understanding and prevention of side effects which allows us to understand more about the risks and benefits of a medicine.